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Enduring Elements

432 Stow Rd
Boxborough, MA 01719978-929-9525

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Consumer from ARLINGTON, MA
Aug 15, 2012
Not Recommended
There were numerous billing and quality problems working with Enduring Elements and the proprietor Bruce Davidson, and I cannot recommend them. In fact, we ended up taking them to small claims court both for serious damage resulting from their work and for excessive billing.

In court, I saw for the first time the itemized bill for installing a water line to our garden. It showed he billed about $200 on parts, $200 on labor and *$500* on *shopping* for the parts! All the while I was asking for estimates and he kept stalling -- I guess I found out why.

The damage was that he installed a stone path in the garden, and for no reason I can figure out, cut it over eight inches below the level of the garden (and took away the topsoil for his own use). Within a week the edges of the path started to erode, and two weeks later the large edge stones laid by a prior contractor were showing signs of coming loose because of the erosion. I had to hire a different contractor to completely rebuild and refill the path, which they did for about half the cost that Enduring Elements had charged for their labor.